Would you like God to provide clear and obvious direction in your life? He will direct your paths if you let Him.
Proverbs 3:5–6 “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; And lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, And he shall direct thy paths.”
He shall direct thy paths. What a promise! Oh, how we need God’s direction in our lives! What if you had direct access to God in order to get His input on life’s decision? You do!
Life confronts us with hundreds of decisions every day. Some are mundane and seemingly unimportant while others are clearly life altering. The “big” decisions don’t cause me too much worry. I know that if I seek God’s direction with a yielded heart, He will guide me. The decisions that concern me are the ones that appear small on the surface but are going to set in motion a life altering chain of events.
I’m sure that most people reading this today have situations that require a decision, but are unsure how to proceed. We have all experienced the paralyzing fear of not knowing what to do about an important matter. What if you could ask God what to do and get a direct and clear answer? Wouldn’t that change your life (more…)
Paul gave an account of his missionary endeavors when he had the opportunity. Through the technology of the day, you can provide regular reports quite easily. The prayer letter is your only regular interaction with supporters. Make sure it is well thought out, prepared, and powerful!
Acts 14:27 “And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they rehearsed all that God had done with them, and how he had opened the door of faith unto the Gentiles.”
Here are twelve tested ingredients to writing a powerful support letter:
Please pray for the NEBTC in progress June 26, 2017 – June 30, 2017.
I’ll be preaching first on Wednesday night. Pastor Randy Dignan will preach second. Please pray that God will work MIGHTILY.
I attended teen camp for the first time when I was 17 years old. God changed my life by the decisions I made that week. I’ve benefited from that camp everyday since. I pray God will do the same for the teens at this camp. Please pray!
||June 28, 2017
||New England Baptist Teen Camp 2017
New England Baptist Teen Camp
Singing Hills Campground
Summer is here! Christian Camps, Conferences, Revivals, and Trips are in full swing. For countless people, these activities have been a proven way to make great memories and life-changing decisions. Follow these simple tips for a great time you will remember for the rest of your life.
Bring a good time with you. “Bored” is a state of mind. You won’t have access to your usual distractions (TV, phone, game system, etc.). Plan to enjoy nature and the company of others at camp. (more…)
As our church was in the process of doing an audit of our Global Missions impact, I spent a year reading through scores of missionary and church planting letters sent to our church. Some of these letters were from missionaries we supported financially while some of them were from ministries we did not support. I was amazed at some of the trends I saw in these letters so I went back several months into the letters to see whether the trends I saw were outliers or consistent themes of each ministry.
I came to the following conclusions: (more…)